Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
System Software Engineer, Sensors – Autonomous Vehicles Platform

US, CA, Santa Clara • 2 Locations • US, CA, Santa Clara
Full time

We are now looking for a System Software Engineer for Autonomous Vehicles! Seeking software engineers with interests on designing, developing and maintaining many aspects of the core technology around sensor drivers and interfaces, data streaming, data recording and playback, vehicle interface abstraction. This is our life’s work: to amplify human creativity and intelligence. NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most brilliant and talented people in the world working for us. If you're creative, autonomous, and love a challenge, we want to hear from you.

What you will be doing:

  • Developing and optimizing software architecture and frameworks for real-world performance while matching or exceeding customer requirements.

  • Working with vendors developing state of the art sensors for vehicles. 

  • Developing sensor drivers, plugins and processing functions around sensor data.

  • Developing highly efficient sensor data recording, playback and visualization tools.

  • Performing in-vehicle tests, collecting data and analyzing integrity.

  • Work with our car teams and control teams to develop interfaces to the vehicles to enable self-driving

  • Support data collection campaigns for our autonomous vehicle program.

  • Developing unit tests, documentation for features, evaluating quality and proposing corrective actions.

  • Deliver efficient product code in C++, making use of high algorithmic parallelism offered by GPGPU programming (CUDA). Follow quality and safety standards such as defined by MISRA

What we need to see:

  • BS/MS or higher in computer engineering, computer science or related engineering disciplines (or equivalent experience)

  • 3+ years of experience

  • Excellent C and C++ programming skills

  • Experience developing and debugging multithreaded/distributed applications like multimedia systems, game engines, etc.

  • Solid understanding of programming and debugging techniques, especially for parallel and distributed architectures.

  • Solid understanding on Linux, Android, and/or other real-time operating systems.

  • Experience with sensors such as cameras, lidar, radar, ultrasonics, IMU, GPS

  • Background with vehicle control interfaces.

  • Great communication and analytical skills. 

Ways to Stand Out From The Crowd:

  • Understanding of embedded architectures

  • Experience with data-parallel and/or GPGPU programming, CUDA, OpenCL

  • Software development for modern OpenGL (Core Profile) and Linux.

  • Experience with version control systems GIT and build system CMake

  • Be hands-on and work well within a team of algorithm, software and hardware engineers, with a significant level of detail orientation and a penchant for data organization and presentation

The base salary range is $144,000 - $270,250. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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